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Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
-containing vaccine and the risk of autism. >> narrator: other studies in the us, the uk and canada also found no association between autism and thimerosal. in 2004, the institute of medicine carried out it's own analysis of the research and concluded: >> "the body of epidemiological evidence favors rejection of a causal relationship between the mmr vaccine and autism, and also between thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism." >> the allegations against me are both unfounded and unjust. >> narrator: then something extraordinary happened. on february 2, 2010, the "lancet" retracted wakefield's landmark 1998 paper, saying it was scientifically flawed. scientists around the world had not been able to replicate wakefield's findings. and it turned out that some of the kids in his small study had been referred by a lawyer who was suing pharmaceutical manufacturers on the children's behalf. but in the wake of the retraction, organizations like generation rescue came out in strong support of wakefield, continuing to believe in his science. soon after, parents of autistic children who brought class-
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